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Get to Know Security Monitoring and Alerting With Splunk SIEM

Splunk Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is a comprehensive security monitoring platform that collects and analyzes security-related data from various sources to detect and respond to potential threats.

Reporting Suspected Security Incidents

Pitt IT security professionals help protect the University's computer systems by responding to compromised computers and other security incidents. Pitt IT works with departments to quickly respond to security incidents that compromise a computer or server, or result in the unauthorized disclosure of University Information.

Scanning Your Website Using Pitt SecureWeb

How to request Pitt SecureWeb security scans for websites.

Security Concerns When Using Telnet and FTP

Users of telnet, rlogin, ftp, and other connectivity programs may not realize that their password and data is transmitted across the network unencrypted and can be intercepted by hackers.

Understanding Security Threats and Incident Management

Pitt IT Security offers University departments access to leading practices and expert guidance for ensuring network security and managing incidents. Contact us any time to discuss our offered services for proactively mitigating risks or in any instance where you think an incident has occurred.

Understanding the Importance of Vulnerability Assessments

As our technology environment becomes more complex and related security threats increase, every University unit needs to use available tools and services to protect University information and resources.

Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

How to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

Vulnerability Management Program Quick Start Guide

Developed in response to compliance requirements, the Vulnerability Management program helps University units implement robust vulnerability management processes and procedures. It enables units to quickly identify and mitigate risks to University data and system, and it ensures Pitt remains in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.